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Triton Bay Divers-First Report

Triton Bay Divers- First Report by Leeza English and Gordon Tillen In April we announced the opening of Triton Bay Divers, the newest resort in the Bird’s Head Seascape and the first to...
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Misool Eco Resort-April/May Newsletter

The amazing folks who are Misool Eco Resort are real BHS heros.  Besides managing a world class resort, they work very hard protecting the environment and helping the locals. Their newsletters...
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Socialization on the Tariff to Support Environmental Service in Raja Ampat by Carla Kerstan

Socialization on the Tariff to Support Environmental Service in Raja Ampat  by Carla Kerstan On the 25th February 2015, the Raja Ampat government hosted a tourism socialization event at the...
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New endemic Cardinalfish described from Bird’s Head by MV Erdmann Ph. D.

New endemic Cardinalfish described from Bird’s Head by MV Erdmann Ph. D. Back in December 2014, I posted a photo of a strange new cardinalfish from Sebakor Bay in FakFak that appeared to be...
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Open for Business: TRITON BAY DIVERS by Jimmy Thai

Open for Business: TRITON BAY DIVERS by Jimmy Thai  “Per Ardua”.  Is Latin for “through adversity”, which is the name of one of our visiting yachts.  It is also a very fitting...
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Arborek Jetty by Alex Lindbloom

Arborek Jetty by Alex Lindbloom Raja just seems to keep serving us a buffet of incredible dives. However, it was quite clear which dive site was the favorite as the guests kept asking for more,...
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A New Adventure in Raja Ampat: Snorkeling in Misool’s Jellyfish Lake by Maurine Shimlock

A New Adventure in Raja Ampat: Snorkeling in Misool’s Jellyfish Lake by Maurine Shimlock With a bit of apprehension, our hardy group of 20 divers hopped from their dinghies to brave the rocky...
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“SS Payback”-Newest Wreck Dive in Raja Ampat by Laura Leersnyder

Newest Wreck Dive in Raja Ampat by Laura Leersnyder Photos by Laura Leersnyder and Kaelyn Lynch and Conservation International Location: S 0 26.989  E 130 48.212 (near Saonek Island) At Wicked...
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BHS Fish List tops 1750!! by Mark Erdmann Ph. D.

BHS Fish List tops 1750!! by MV Erdmann PH. D. After 15 years of intensive ichthyological research in Raja Ampat and the broader Bird’s Head, one might reasonably assume that the rate of...
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New Raja Tag Fees-Where your money goes!

New Raja Tag Fees-Where your money goes! The tag (entry fee) and the management of those funds collected has recently changed.  Here are the new guidelines  
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